Why Apple would make a cheaper iPhone

Reports indicate that Apple's next iPhone comes out this summer and that the company is also working on a plastic model. And Bridget Carey explains the future of HD Voice as the cell phone turns 40.

CNET Update clears calendar for summer:


In addition to a brand-new summer iPhone, it's said Apple is working on a plastic iPhone. Today's Update explains why that could make sense for Apple.

Also in the roundup, there's yet another video service launching. The streaming music service Rdio is diving into the video space with Vdio.

For those that won't give up on CDs and vinyl records, Amazon is offering free digital copies of songs with AutoRip.

And what's next for mobile communications as the cell phone turns 40? HD Voice is rolling out to carriers this year, but I explain why you won't be able to use it often -- if at all.

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